CREATIVE JUICE – Week #39
I am back with a brand new Creative Juice sketch idea for you. Today’s layout is just about as easy as it can be. You have so many different options to choose from. I was in a purple mood today and had some fun with my Stampin’ Blends.
Each week I serve up a big glass of CREATIVE JUICE to get your creative juices flowing. Let me share this week’s card inspiration.
- Get creative with your color combinations.
- The background could be a stamped cardstock, Designer Paper or maybe try embossing it?
- That ribbon could also be a strip of cardstock, glimmer paper, or a punched border.
You can print out the sketches each week OR you can save them to your computer. By doing this you will have sketch ideas at your fingertips, whenever you need them. Just click the pic to download or print it. Remember, you can always find them here if you go to the ‘Categories’ (located on the right side bar) and click on Creative Juice.
Here is what I came up with for today’s CREATIVE JUICE sketch…
Today I pulled out a stamp set that many of you may have overlooked – Calligraphy Essentials. It’s on page 11 of the Catalog & Idea Book. I almost missed it myself! 🙂
I have been playing with my Stampin’ Blends A LOT lately. I wanted to try a little ombre look in the word “hello” and it turned out really nice. Don’t judge the shading I tried too harshly. I am practicing using the Smokey Slate Light Stampin’ Blend to create a highlight. I think I over did it. LOL That’s what I love about rubber stamping. It’s JUST PAPER so if I mess up, it’s not a big deal, right?
The Calligraphy Essentials stamp set is a sentiment set so I wanted to add some flowers to it. Varied Vases to the rescue!
- Whisper White Thick – 8 ½” x 5 ½”, score and fold at 4 ¼”
- Whisper White – 2 ½” x 4″
- Rich Razzleberry – 2 ¾” x 4 ¼”
- Subtles Designer Series Paper Highland Heather – 4″ x 5 ¼”
Are you ready to create this simple layout? Use your favorite sentiment but if you overlooked Calligraphy Essentials stamp set, think about adding it to your Wish List, or use your favorite large sentiment. Have fun with the colors and create a card that makes you happy. To order any of the supplies I used, just click a pic to order. Your orders are SO appreciated! Thank you!!!
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Looks like I will be spending some time this weekend practicing with my shading technique but hey, I have that ombre look down pretty good.
I am just loving these Stampin’ Blends! They make creating so much fun. It’s an entirely new experience in coloring (something I used to not enjoy… but I do now!)
I know it’s the weekend but be sure to join me for a bonus video tomorrow morning. It’s a Speedy Delivery card that can be made easy and speedy! See you tomorrow!
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